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Wednesday, November 17, 1999 Published at 21:59 GMT


Hurley turns heads in Versace

Liz Hurley models Versace in aid of the NSPCC's Full Stop campaign

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Actress and model Liz Hurley is turning heads once again in a revealing Versace outfit - this time for charity.

The British star is helping to sell a specially-designed T-shirt in aid of the NSPCC's Full Stop campaign.

The campaign, which is also supported by the Spice Girls and Madonna, aims to curb child cruelty by raising public awareness.

Statistics show that a child a week is killed through abuse or neglect in England and Wales.

Hurley has been linked with the Versace label ever since she wore a daring Versace outfit detailed with safety-pins to the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral five years ago.

Since then her dresses have been show stoppers at a number of film premieres.

She recently accompanied boyfriend Hugh Grant to the premiere of Micky Blue Eyes in a backless floor-length split dress made of gold mesh and covered with hundreds of tiny mirrors.

Donatella Versace, head of the fashion empire said: "I think it is the responsibility and duty of those in high profile positions to give a voice to those whose voices cannot be heard."

"This is especially the case for children," she added.

The T-Shirt costs £15 and is available through mail order from Hello! Magazine, as part of its pledge to raise £1m for the Full Stop campaign.

The campaign, headed by the Duke of York, began in March and has already attracted mass celebrity backing.

At its launch, the Duke of York was joined by Tony Blair, Cilla Black, schoolgirl soprano Charlotte Church and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Other famous supporters include Zoe Ball, Boyzone, Vinnie Jones, Gary Lineker, and Sir Cliff Richard.

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